Yesterday, a report from Republic Records announced that Drake's latest album VIEWS had sold a total of 1.2 million copies, including streaming numbers, in its first six days. Though no official confirmation has come from RIAA, Drake took to Instagram today to thank fans for making the album platinum, writing "One million sold in one week. I am beyond grateful for this milestone."
Miss Info reports that the album, which was released last Friday, April 29, sold approximately 855,013 hard units through iTunes and was streamed upwards of 300 million times in the U.S. alone. The final sales number is approximately 1,075,494.